Stay Healthy Blog

Stay Healthy with Mercyhealth, offers everyday tips, practical strategies and perspectives for your health and wellness, as well as timely discussion from a variety of doctors, specialists and experts. Our blogs covers a variety of topics intended to help our patients make healthy decisions in their everyday life while also informing members of the Mercyhealth community of changes occurring throughout our organization.

We cover topics ranging from different areas of the news, to healthy recipes that you can use at home. At Mercyhealth we believe that a lifestyle does not end when you leave the doctor’s office, and that’s why we work to make sure you have the knowledge to live the healthiest life possible.

RRSTAR: Rockford Health Care Facilities Remove Visitor Restrictions

ROCKFORD — Local health care facilities recently removed visitor restrictions and the masking requirements of unvaccinated health care staff, in cooperation with the Winnebago County Health Department, removed the restrictions. With decreasing influenza activity in the Rock River Region, OSF HealthCare ...

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WREX: Local Health Care Facilities Remove Visitor Age Restrictions

ROCKFORD (WREX) – Flu cases are dropping and that means local healthcare facilities are easing up on visitor restrictions. In cooperation with the Winnebago County Health Department, the following facilities have removed visitor restrictions and the masking requirements of unvaccinated healthcare ...

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RRSTAR: Mercyhealth Promotes Manager

ROCKFORD — Mercyhealth recently announced the promotion of Sue Frost as manager of cardiac services and cardiac rehab at Mercyhealth’s Javon Bea Hospital and Physician Clinic — Rockton. Frost’s previous experience includes serving as business manager of pediatrics and pediatric specialties ...

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WIFR TV: Mercyhealth Hosts Annual Pediatric Conference in Rockford

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) -- Working to better the connection and communication between patients and providers, MercyHealth kicks off its fifth annual Northern Illinois Perinatal, Neonatal And Pediatric Conference in Rockford. "Exploitation is essentially a person abusing their power and exploiting someone's vulnerability ...

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Spectrum News: Mercyhealth Honors Organ Donation

JANESVILLE (SPECTRUM NEWS) -- It's organ donation month and Monday morning, Mercyhealth Janesville held a special service to honor the most precious gift of all, the gift of life.  Two individuals shared their stories of receiving donor organs. 'You know a ...

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RRSTAR: Mercyhealth Adult Critical Care Team Receives Award

ROCKFORD — The Mercyhealth adult critical care nursing team recently earned a Silver-Level Beacon Award for Excellence from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses. The Beacon Award recognizes caregivers in stellar units whose consistent and systematic approach to evidence-based care optimizes ...

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Beloit Daily News: United Way Givers Hit $2.6 Million Goal

JANESVILLE - The United Way Blackhawk Region has reached its 2018 campaign goal of raising $2.6 million, it was announced this morning during the annual Live United breakfast celebration. The United Way recognized its corporate supporters, donors, volunteers and community partners ...

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